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217 Today: Hear from three Democratic candidates for Illinois’ newly drawn 13th Congressional District

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Illinois Senator Dick Durbin kicked off day two of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings Tuesday. 
  • Illinois state superintendent Dr. Carmen Ayala made the trip up to Oregon High School to hand out the state’s top honor for an educator: Illinois teacher of the year. 
  • The Illinois women’s basketball team has a new head coach.
  • The city of Champaign has announced three finalists for the role of police chief.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear from the three Democratic candidates for Illinois’ newly drawn 13th Congressional District.

217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Peter Medlin, Reginald Hardwick and Emily Hays.

Farrah Anderson

Farrah Anderson

Farrah Anderson is a Sophomore studying journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Aside from working as an intern with WILL, she is an investigative reporter and editor at The Daily Illini. Farrah started reporting for the Commercial-News and the News-Gazette while in high school in Danville, Illinois.

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